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W:R.Ross Jr.(2-0) L:G.Perkins(0-1) S:J.Nathan (3)
HR: TEX- J.Hamilton (4), M.Napoli (1) MIN- C.Thomas (1)



Texas Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Cory Blaser; First, Jerry Layne; Second, Ed Hickox; Third, Ed Rapuano;
- Ian Kinsler lined out to left. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus flied out to center. None on with two outs and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 1st
- Denard Span lined out to left. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 2nd
- Michael Young singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy fouled out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 2nd
- Justin Morneau struck out looking. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham fouled out to third. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 3rd
- Yorvit Torrealba grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 3rd
- Danny Valencia popped out to third. None on with one out and Clete Thomas due up.
- Clete Thomas flied out to right. None on with two outs and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla popped out to second to end the inning.

Texas Top 4th
- Josh Hamilton grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to center. None on with two outs and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young doubled to left center. Runner on second with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 4th
- Denard Span grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Joe Mauer out at second to end the inning.

Texas Top 5th
- David Murphy flied out to center. None on with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli one-out, solo Home Run (1) to left. Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Yorvit Torrealba out at second to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 5th
- Josh Willingham singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Danny Valencia due up.
- Josh Willingham stole second. Runner on second with one out and Danny Valencia at the plate.
- Danny Valencia popped out to second. Runner on second with two outs and Clete Thomas due up.
- Clete Thomas two-out, two-run Home Run (1) to right center scored Josh Willingham. Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 6th
- Elvis Andrus struck out looking. None on with one out and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young doubled to right. On the play, Adrian Beltre thrown out at home, right to second to catcher to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 6th
- Denard Span tripled to right. Runner on third with none out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll single to left scored Denard Span with none out. Runner on first and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer walked. Runners on first and second with none out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Robbie Ross enters the game for the Rangers with runners on first and second and none out.
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee flied out to left to end the inning.

Texas Top 7th
- Jared Burton starts the inning for the Twins.
- Nelson Cruz struck out swinging. None on with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- David Murphy stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba at the plate.
- Yorvit Torrealba struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 7th
- Danny Valencia singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Clete Thomas due up.
- Clete Thomas struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Danny Valencia caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Alexi Casilla at the plate.
- Alexi Casilla grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 8th
- Glen Perkins starts the inning for the Twins.
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus triple to right center scored Ian Kinsler with none out. Runner on third and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton none-out, two-run Home Run (4) to right center scored Elvis Andrus. Adrian Beltre due up.
- Alex Burnett enters the game for the Twins with none on and none out.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to left. None on with one out and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young flied out to right. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 8th
- Mike Adams starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Josh Hamilton switches from center field to left field.
- Craig Gentry replaces David Murphy, playing center field and batting seventh.
- Denard Span singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll bunt popped out to pitcher. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer grounded into a double play, first to short to first. On the play, Denard Span out at second to end the inning.

Texas Top 9th
- Matt Maloney starts the inning for the Twins.
- Mike Napoli grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 9th
- Joe Nathan starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham flied out to center. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee flied out to center to end the game.

Texas 4, Minnesota 3


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: R.Ross Jr. (2-0); LP:G.Perkins (0-1); S:J.Nathan (3).

Texas 4, Minnesota 3